How to Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Fedora 30 64-bit GNU+Linux Easy Visual-Guide

January 3, 2020 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

GNU/Linux Fedora 30 Install VMware Workstation 12 – Quick Start Guide

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Fedora 30 x8664 GNU/Linux KDE/Mate/Lxde/Xfce Desktop.

Most Noteworthy: VMware Workstation 12 is the Latest Available Release for Legacy CPUs prior to 2011.

Includes Detailed Commands & Instructions on VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation on Fedora 30 that Show Every single Step and Command involved.

Most Noteworthy: VMware Workstation 12 is the Latest Available Release for Legacy CPUs prior to 2011.

VMware Workstation Pro 12 continues VMware’s tradition of delivering leading edge features and performance that technical professionals rely on every day when working with virtual machines.
With support for the latest version of Windows and Linux, the latest processors and hardware, and the ability to connect to VMware vSphere and vCloud Air, it’s the perfect tool to increase productivity, save time and conquer the cloud.

Install VMware Workstation 12 on Fedora - Featured

A Short List of the VMware Workstation 12 Features:

  • Built for Microsoft Windows 10 and More
  • Display Powerful 3D Graphics
  • Ready for High Resolution Displays
  • Create Powerful Virtual Machines
  • Ready for the Latest Hardware
  • Enhanced Connectivity
  • Build Virtual Networks
  • Leverage the Power of vSphere and vCloud Air
  • Protect Your Work and Save Time
  • Run Restricted Virtual Machines
  • Expiring Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Cross Compatibility
  1. Download VMware Workstation Pro 12 (30 Days Trial)

    VMware Workstation Pro 12 Linux 64bit
  2. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Installing VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Fedora Linux - Open Terminal
  3. Installing Required Packages
    For Fedora 22+:

    sudo dnf install kernel-headers kernel-devel gcc glibc-headers make

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
    For Fedora < 22:

    sudo yum install kernel-headers kernel-devel gcc glibc-headers make
  4. Then Start the VMware-Workstation Installation Wizard
    Access the Target directory:

    cd $HOME/Downloads

    Give Execution Permissions:

    su -c "chmod +x ./VMware-Workstation*12*.bundle"

    Run the VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installer:

    su -c "./VMware-Workstation*12*.bundle"

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
    If the Graphical Installer is Not Launching then type ‘q’ to Accept License…

  5. Then Follow the VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation WorkFlow
    Accept the License:

    Linux Fedora VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Accept Licenses
    If Already have a License Key then Inserts it. Otherwise follow on…
    Linux Fedora VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Insert License Key
    Then Start Installation:
    Linux Fedora VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Start Installation
    Linux Fedora VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Installing
    Linux Fedora VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Success

  6. Then You can Enjoy the VMware Workstation 12 for Linux.

    Linux Fedora VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - VMware Workstation Pro 12 GUI

  7. How to Install the VMWare-Tools on VMware Workstation Guests:

    VMWare Tools Installation Guides
  8. How to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Fedora Linux
    Installing Google-Chrome Browser on Fedora.


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